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The story of the Brazilian P-47 that safely RTB after it had a wing sheared off against a chimney on a strafing run and its tail damaged by Spitfires that mistook it for a German fighter
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the P-47 that safely RTB after it had a wing sheared off against a chimney during a strafing run and its tail damaged by Spitfires that mistook it for a German fighter
In 1949 Tuskegee Airmen won the first ever USAF Weapons' Meet flying obsolete F-47 Thunderbolts. But their victory was hidden and the trophy stored at the USAF Museum for years.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
In 1949 Tuskegee Airmen won the first ever USAF Weapons’ Meet flying obsolete F-47 Thunderbolts. But their victory was hidden and the trophy stored at the USAF Museum for years.
The ringmaster’s Grand Finale: Legendary German Ace Adolf Galland tells the exciting story of his last combat mission
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Legendary German Ace Adolf Galland tells the story of his last combat mission, P-47 pilot recalls the dogfight where he shot down Galland during his last combat
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Remembering Donald C. Spalinger, the P-47 pilot shot down by German flak while diving on the gun positions in the hope of distract them from targeting a B-25 bomber formation
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Remembering Donald C. Spalinger, the P-47 pilot shot down by German flak while diving on the gun positions in the hope of distract them from targeting a B-25 bomber formation
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P-47 Thunderbolt Vs P-51B Mustang Vs P-51D Mustang: a comparison between USAAF’s Best Single Engine Fighters
Aviation History / Military Aviation
P-47 Thunderbolt Vs P-51B Mustang Vs P-51D Mustang: a comparison between USAAF’s Best Single Engine Fighters
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P-47 Thunderbolt pilot explains why strafing German trains during World War II was a dangerous business
Aviation History / Military Aviation
P-47 Thunderbolt pilot explains why strafing German trains during World War II was a dangerous business
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Remembering the Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission, USAAF's most disastrous air battle to date.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Remembering the Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission, USAAF’s most disastrous air battle to date.
During WWII Axis pilots tested captured Allied aircraft: they deemed the Spitfire a miserable fighter, the LaGG–3 poorly maneuverable and the P-51 disconcerting
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
During WWII Axis pilots tested captured Allied aircraft: they deemed the Spitfire a miserable fighter, the LaGG–3 poorly maneuverable and the P-51 disconcerting
First air-to-air sortie for A-10 Warthog with new World War II heritage paint scheme of P-47 Thunderbolt
Military Aviation / Warbirds
First air-to-air sortie for A-10 Warthog with new World War II heritage paint scheme of P-47 Thunderbolt
Legendary fighter pilot Francis “Gabby” Gabreski was one of the firsts to test the F-100 hose-and-drogue refueling capability, but he preferred to attack a squadron of Fw-190s alone in a P-47. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Legendary fighter pilot Francis “Gabby” Gabreski was one of the firsts to test the F-100 hose-and-drogue refueling capability, but he preferred to attack a squadron of Fw-190s alone in a P-47. Here’s why.
During World War II many P-47 pilots were lost in accidents while learning to fly the mighty Jug, here’s why
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
During World War II many P-47 pilots were lost in accidents while learning to fly the mighty Jug, here’s why
The ringmaster’s Grand Finale: Legendary German Ace Adolf Galland tells the exciting story of his last combat mission
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The ringmaster’s Grand Finale: Legendary German Ace Adolf Galland tells the exciting story of his last combat mission
Missing P-47 Thunderbolt pilot from WW II found
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Missing P-47 Thunderbolt pilot from WW II found
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